Twelve militants killed in Orakzai operation

Published: November 1, 2010

Security forces claimed to have killed twelve militants and injured nine in shelling conducted by gunship helicopters.

PESHAWAR: Security forces have killed twelve suspected militants and injured nine in shelling conducted by gunship helicopters in different areas of lower Orakzai Agency on Monday.

The gunship helicopters targeted three militant hideouts in Gowak, Haindara and the Atam Ankhel areas of lower Orakzai.

Earlier, the military had claimed that Orakzai Agency has been cleared of militants, with which the repatriation of the displaced people begun. However, there have been several attacks on security officials and people who have returned back on condition to maintain peace in their respective areas.

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Reader Comments (1)

  • Raees
    Nov 2, 2010 - 10:22AM

    How many more to kill. We are fed up of these baseless stories everyday.Recommend

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